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As Cinco de Mayo Approaches, Greek Students Fear Appropriation of Casual Alcoholism

May 4, 2015 12:00 pmComments Off on As Cinco de Mayo Approaches, Greek Students Fear Appropriation of Casual Alcoholism
As Cinco de Mayo Approaches, Greek Students Fear Appropriation of Casual Alcoholism

While Cinco de Mayo has long served as a celebration of Mexican heritage, students involved in Greek life voiced fears this week that the holiday could unintentionally belittle some of their most closely held cultural practices, including casual alcoholism. “I saw a kid last year walking down the street with […]

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Sad Cow Disease Found in California Dairy Cow

May 7, 2012 6:01 amComments Off on Sad Cow Disease Found in California Dairy Cow
Sad Cow Disease Found in California Dairy Cow

Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed a severe case of Sad Cow Disease in a dairy cow from Glenwood, California–contradicting the oft-cited fact that happy cows come from California. According to the USDA report, the onset of the illness was abrupt and unexpected. The affected cow, named Daisy, […]

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Scientist Discovers Disease, Names After Arch-Rival

November 1, 2008 9:47 pm0 comments
Scientist Discovers Disease, Names After Arch-Rival

The humble Dr. Timothy Flugin of the Center for Disease Control may be the first researcher to discover a medical phenomenon and name it after someone other than himself. Last week, Flugin introduced the world to Borsen’s Syndrome, a rare affliction of the skin mostly prevalent among certain groups of […]

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